The University of Southampton
MusicPart of Humanities
Understanding musical worlds. Discover music's role in history, culture and society
Composing the future.  Develop your creative voice
Connecting to communities. Explore music therapy, community music and the music profession

We are among the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture create a flourishing environment for studies in performance, composition and musical scholarship of all kinds.

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Our academic faculty members specialise in musicology and ethnomusicology, composition, music technology and performance.

1 August 2018

Southampton Music @ Cafe Down the Lane

The Music Department are delighted to be collaborating with Mencap ...

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16 July 2018

Work by Southampton Researcher to be Premi...

The world premiere of an opera by Gaetano Donizetti will take place...

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31 May 2018

Announcing ‘SotonMAC 2019’

We are delighted to announce that the Department of Music at the Un...

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22 March 2018

Music Department Hiring for Lecturer in Mu...

The University of Southampton, Department of Music seeks to appoint...

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